Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2021

34  Texas A&M University-Kingsville  (84328)

Principal Investigator: Hernandez, F.

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 67,896

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): No

Start and End Dates: 10/8/20 - 8/31/21

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Agricultural Sciences

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Keeping a Pulse on Texas Quails: A State-wide Collaobrative Effort to Address the Quail Decline in Texas

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

Program Title: none


SAMS 1.1.1 We propose research that will collect the data necessary to develop informed research hypotheses regarding the ultimate and proximate causes of the quail decline in Texas. Specifically, our research objectives are to: 1) Compare domographic performance and landscape anributes of quail populations in southern Texas and northern Texas to identify key demographic similarities and differences between populations and 2) Document stakeholder perceptions, attitudes, and knowledge of quail via town-hall meetings conducted in southern, central, and northern Texas to identify region-speciflc proximate causes of the quail decline as well as incentives for, and barriers to, quail conservation.

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